Guwahati, Apr 03: BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma has approached the Guwahati High Court challenging the Election Commission’s decision barring him from campaigning for 48 hours.
The Election Commission on Friday barred Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours with immediate effect for allegedly making threatening remarks against Bodoland People”s Front chief Hagrama Mohilary.
“… The Commission hereby strongly condemns the impugned statements made by Himanta Biswa Sarma …
“The Commission … bars him from holding any public meetings, public processions, public rallies, road shows, interviews and public utterances in media (electronic, print, social media) in connection with ongoing elections for 48 hours from immediate effect on April 02 (Friday),” the order read.
Sarma has thus…